The 14th Annual Modified Mania Presented by Summit Racing Equipment Kicks Off With New Format Thursday, October 27th - Night #1 The opening night of the 14th Annual Modified Mania Presented by Summit Racing Equipment gets underway with a complete show for the A-One Towing UMP Modifieds with a new format for the 3-day event. The UMP Modifieds each night will Pill Draw, Passing Points for Heats and Qualifiers then B-Mains. The top 40 in passing points from the Heats will advance to Qualifiers. The Qualifiers will line up with an invert drawn by the winner of heat 6 from pills [...]
Modified Mania Race Sept. 29 - All Proceeds will go to Shriner's Children's Hospital PowerNation TV’s Engine Power is finishing up the UMP DIRTcar Modified race car in honor of Summit Racing Equipment’s 50th anniversary. The car will be auctioned off during the Summit Racing Modified Mania, September 27-29 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, IL. The auction will be held Saturday, September 29, with proceeds to benefit Shriners Children’s Hospital. “The racer who buys this car will have a first-class racing machine,” said Jim Greenleaf, Summit Racing Motorsports and Events Manager. “Mike Galley and Pat Topolinski did a fantastic job [...]
USAC SPRINTS GO DOWN TO THE RIVER FOR SHOWDOWN AT GRANITE CITY AND PEVELY By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Two-hundred and fourteen years following Lewis and Clark’s departure from the eastern edge of the Mississippi River where they began their expedition of the newly-acquired land to the west, a new crop of adventurers is eager to make their mark on their march to the Arch. Names such as Thomas, Windom, Courtney, Leary, Stockon, Ballou, Darland, Bacon, Grant, Chapple are among the explorers of today in search of a path that will take them to victory lane in this weekend’s “River Town [...]
GRANITE CITY, ILL (July 10, 2018) – The captivating stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series return to Tri-City Speedway on Friday night, July 13th, for the NAPA Know How 50. A complete show is on tap, which includes: Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the $12,000 to win, 50-lap main event. Other divisions in competition on July 13th include the UMP Open Wheel Modifieds, competing for $1,000-to-win, and B-Modifieds also chasing a $1,000 top prize. The festivities will get underway with Pit Gates opening at Noon, followed by Grandstand Gates opening [...]
Feature Make Up Dates From Friday, May 25th Rain Out UMP Modifieds – Friday, June 1 UMP Late Models/St. Stock & Sportsman – Friday, June 8 B Modifieds – Friday, June 15 UMP Crate Late Models – Friday, July 20 Micros – Friday, July 27 Make up feature will be the first event to run at 7:15 prior to the regular program The field was set No new entries will be allowed to run only the driver's who were scheduled to race
MARS Racing Series Heads to Illinois for Tri-City and Fayette County Double-Dip June 1-2 SOMERSET, KY (May 28, 2018)—The MARS Racing Series will get back to action after a few weeks off on Friday June 1st at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. and then on Saturday June 2nd at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill. for a pair of $3,000-to-win events. This will mark the eleventh visit to Tri-City Speedway on Friday June 1 and the second-ever series visit to Fayette County Saturday June 2. Both events pay $3,000-to-win and $300-to-start with 30 laps being contested at Tri-City and 40 [...]
“Busch 50” Lucas Oil Late Models Tri-City April 27 $12,000 Lucas Oil Late Models plus UMP Modifieds $1,000 & B-Modifieds $1,000 ________________________________________ Tri-City Speedway (Granite City, IL) Friday, April 27th Lucas Oil Late Models $12,000 to Win ($1,000 to Start – 24 Cars) UMP Modifieds $1,000 to Win – NO Entry FEE B-Modifieds $1000 To Win – NO Entry FEE (Purse was increased to $1,000) Televised Event (Tape Delayed) Late Model Feature will run first! Race Fan Giveaways–Busch Girls will be handing out koozies to the first 200 fans in the Front gate for General Admission along with giveaways throughout the night on the Midway Kids – Way Cool Balloons will be [...]
Due to the forecasted extremely cold temperature this Friday, Oct 27th & Saturday Oct 28th the Road to the Dome & Outlaw Micro events have been cancelled! This completes our 2017 Racing Season!